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Dean of Applied Science, ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Faculty of Applied Science
An industry leading expert in the application of physics and fluid mechanics, James Olson’s research has led to revolutionary developments in the pulp and paper industry. He currently leads a five-year university-industry collaborative research program whose primary goal is to reduce energy consumption in allied industry through the development of several innovative technologies. James is also the lead researcher on the development and commercialization of the Fibre Quality Analyzer (FQA), a device that measures the physical properties of pulp fibres in suspension, and has become the accepted world standard for measuring key fibre properties.
Computers and Chemical Engineering, 2020
Scientific Reports, 2020
Low consistency refined ligno-cellulose microfibre: an MFC alternative for high bulk, tear and tensile mechanical pulp papersCellulose, 2020
Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal, 2020